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There will be lots of crazy fun taking place in the Old Town on Boxing Day.

Thursday, 22nd December 2016, 11:00 am
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 10:07 pm
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Not least is the eighth annual International Spronkers Competition at the Jenny Lind pub from 2pm - 5pm where people play conkers with sprouts.

The event raises funds for Hastings Borough Bonfire Society.

Chairman Nick Lynas said: “Think conkers but with uncooked sprouts. No previous experience is required The winner is immortalised on the Spronkers Trophy as well as receiving the Spronker wreath of honour. There are 2 classes under 16 and over 16. So go on give your festivities a lift and Spronk on.”

There will also be Morris dancing and a traditional Mummers play on Winkle Island from noon and live folk music in the Stag during the afternoon.


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